The Local Crank

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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Friday, February 24, 2006

Port Insecurity, Part VII

It gets worse. Dubai Ports World (DPW), the company owned by the government of the UAE, will actually take over operations of 21 American ports (including Corpus Christi), not just the 6 that have been reported. Of course, this begs the larger question: is it REALLY a good idea to put America's vital infrastructure in the hands of ANY foreign government, whether it's the UAE, the United Kingdom or Upper Volta?


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